The Big Kick

The Big Kick

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Goalkeeper Chris Weston is stunned when he is asked to captain the Danebridge School football team. But the season gets off to a disastrous start and no-one, especially bullying Luke Bradshaw, can forget the good old days when Chris' brother Andrew and his friends led the team to victory. There's only one way for Chris to prove himself and his team. Somehow they must beat Andrew and the other Danebridge Old Boys in a very special challenge match. But as the big day draws near, Chris knows that he is facing a vital test...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 6mm | 64g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552573302
  • 9780552573306

About Rob Childs

ROB CHILDS is an ex-Leicestershire teacher with many years' experience of coaching and organizing school teams in football, athletics, cricket and cross-country. He is well-known for his successful THE BIG MATCH series, the SOCCER MAD, PHANTOM FOOTBALL and COUNTY CUP series in Yearling and for the popular GREAT! series for Corgi Pups.show more

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'Me? Captain! Why?' Goalkeeper Chris Weston is stunned when he is asked to captain the Danebridge School football team. But the season gets off to a disastrous start and no-one, especially bullying Luke Bradshaw, can forget the good old days when Chris's brother Andrew and his friends led the team to victory. There's only one way for Chris to prove himself and his team. Somehow they must beat Andrew and the other Danebridge Old Boys in a very special challenge match. But as the big day draws near, Chris knows that he is facing a vital test...show more